- Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
What’s it like to visit the tallest man-made structure on the planet? You’ll find out with CIEE in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Home to incredible engineering feats like the Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah (a man-made, palm tree-shaped archipelago), the UAE is the perfect place to learn about engineering, the Arab world, and the global economy. Plus, you’ll hone your Arabic language skills, and witness the daily intersection of traditional values and modern realities. Study abroad in Sharjah and you'll: Study alongside students from 80 nations at a cutting-edge university that combines traditional Gulf culture with a U.S.-style education Improve your Arabic language skills while exploring the UAE’s role as a global hub for trade, business, and cultural exchange Take innovative courses in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, business, engineering, architecture, and Middle Eastern studies Explore the UAE through CIEE excursions to Dubai, Al-Ain, and Abu Dhabi, and participate in various student clubs and organizations.
Business classes are offered in English at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). The CIEE-administered class, “Intercultural Communications and Leadership” (starting in Spring 2020), is not included on the AUS transcript.
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